Blogs

NHS well equipped to deliver breast cancer care, but requires improvement for over 70s, new audit finds

Published: 14 Jul 2017

NHS services are well organised to deliver breast cancer care in line with national clinical guidelines.

National Dementia Audit: Important improvements in dementia care, but more support needed report finds

Published: 11 Jul 2017

Hospitals have made important changes to improve dementia care, but staff say more support is needed

International Nurses Day 2017

Published: 12 May 2017

Sir Bruce Keogh: What is the first national MD’s quality improvement legacy?

Published: 07 Apr 2017

HQIP medical director Professor Danny Keenan reflects on Bruce Keogh’s time as head of NHS England’s ‘delivery arm’ and offers personal reflections on his commitment to QI and clinical audit.

Report highlights need for early intervention for diabetic foot ulcers

Published: 02 Mar 2017

A report published today finds that early intervention is important in the management of diabetic foot disease, with people who receive expert care most quickly having the best outcomes.

Variability in testing exposing high risk patients to chronic kidney disease, national clinical audit finds

Published: 16 Jan 2017

Report calls for uniformity in testing and improved coding of patients, with blood pressure management, cholesterol treatment and vaccination use among recommendations

Can the Prime Minister’s ‘shared society’ really tackle inadequacies in young people’s mental health care?

Published: 13 Jan 2017

As a junior doctor in child and adolescent psychiatry, I was very pleased to hear Theresa May recognise the need to improve the lives for the one in ten children in Britain suffering from a diagnosable mental health condition.

Clinical Audit Heroes 2016 – Hall of Fame

Published: 18 Nov 2016

Who's your #AuditHero? To coincide with Clinical Audit Awareness Week 2016 we've launched  'Clinical Audit Heroes' - a celebration of the individuals making a positive difference in audit and quality improvement.  They can be a clinician, a patient volunteer, audit staff - anyone whose actions have ultimately helped to improve patient care. Read on to see which nominees have made our #CAAW Hall of Fame as voted for by their Trust colleagues.

Response to BMJ paper on identifying outliers and Clinical Outcomes Publication

Published: 01 Nov 2016

A study published today in BMJ Open has questioned whether publishing individual consultants’ mortality data – such as Clinical Outcomes Publication, managed by HQIP on behalf of NHS England – is reliable in indicating how well those consultants are performing.

Clinical Audit Heroes 2016 – A tribute to Mandy Smith

Published: 26 Oct 2016

Who's your Audit Hero? To coincide with Clinical Audit Awareness Week 2016 we've launched  'Clinical Audit Heroes' - a celebration of the individuals who've made a positive difference in quality improvement.

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